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Tollywood Actor Gollapudi Maruthi Rao is No More December 12, 2019 14:26

Tollywood Actor Gollapudi Maruthi Rao is No More:- Gollapudi Maruthi Rao happens to be one of the finest actors of Telugu cinema. His contribution to theatre and cinema has been incredible. The veteran actor breathed his last due to prolonged illness in a private hospital in Chennai. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao has been unwell for some time and he got admitted in hospital recently. He is survived by his two sons and his wife. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao has done over 230 films in his career in various languages. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao worked as a writer and he penned several plays, films. He worked as a theatre actor before he made his debut in films. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao received six Nandi awards for his work. Gollapudi Maruthi Rao was last seen in Jodi featuring Aadhi Saikumar. Rao was also known for his works in All India Radio and Journalism, for over two decades. His play was included in the Master of Arts (Telugu literature) curriculum of Osmania University. Rest in Peace Gollapudi Maruthi Rao. Tollywood will miss you.

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Shockingly Low Pre-Sales for Venky Mama December 12, 2019 14:18

Shockingly Low Pre-Sales for Venky Mama:- After a long wait, Venky Mama is announced for December 13th release. Venkatesh and Naga Chaitanya are the lead actors in this family entertainer. The trailer looked decent and the promotional activities are going on full swing. The shocking fact is the pre-release sales of Venky Mama are not up to the mark and are low. The ongoing dull phase is said to have an impact on the film along with the financial crisis in Andhra Pradesh. If the word of mouth is positive, Venky Mama will pick up from the Friday evening shows and will have a fantastic weekend. As of now, Venky Mama openings are predicted to be pretty average. We will have to wait to see how the film fares in this tough season. Bobby directed the film and Rashi Khanna, Payal Rajput are the heroines.

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Citizenship Amendment Bill Cleared in Rajya Sabha December 12, 2019 11:32

Citizenship Amendment Bill Cleared in Rajya Sabha:- The BJP government on Monday got the Citizenship Amendment Bill approved in Lok Sabha and the bill is now approved in Rajya Sabha. After almost nine hours of debate, the bill was passed in the house. 40 MPs spoke on Citizenship Amendment Bill. The bill seeks to provide Indian citizenship for non-muslims who entered the country from neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan till December 31st 2014. The bill will now go to the President for the final approval. 125 members voted in favour of the bill while 105 voted against in Rajya Sabha. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the Citizenship Amendment Bill calling it a landmark day. Modi thanked all those who voted in favour of the bill. Congress chief Sonia Gandhi said that it was a dark day in the history of the constitution. The Citizenship Amendment Bill makes it easier for Hindus, Christians, Buddhists, Sikhs, Jains and Parsis to become Indian citizens. Citizenship Amendment Bill also reduces the 11-year-long wait for non-Muslims from the countries to five years. The northeastern states erupted and people came on to the roads protesting. (Video Source: NTV Telugu)

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India Slams West Indies to Win the T20 Series December 12, 2019 11:04

India Slams West Indies to Win the T20 Series:- After winning a match each, India and West Indies fought in the decider last evening. West Indies won the toss and invited India to bat first. Indian batsmen showed pure dominance right from the first ball. They made 240 for the loss of 3 wickets in their 20 overs. KL Rahul's top-class knock of 91, Rohit Sharma's 71 and Virat Kohli's 70 not out made India reach a huge total. Kieron Pollard (1/33) and Kesrick Williams (1/37) had the best figured among the West Indies bowlers. Chasing a total of 241, West Indies could not stand in the race. After battling hard, they ended up making 173 for the loss of 8 wickets. Kieron Pollard (68), Shimron Hetmyer (41) are the top scorers for the side. KL Rahul has been awarded as the Player of the Match while Virat Kohli has been named as the Player of the Series. West Indies will be playing three one days with India and the first one commences on December 15th. West Indies is in plans to take revenge on Team India through the upcoming ODI series.

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Boyapati Quotes an Unusual Budget for Balakrishna's Next December 11, 2019 17:51

Boyapati Quotes an Unusual Budget for Balakrishna's Next:- Nandamuri Balakrishna and Boyapati Srinu are teaming up for the third time and the film got launched officially recently. Balayya over the years scored decent hits but none of his films crossed Rs 50 crore mark in their theatrical run. It is already speculated the makers of Ruler are releasing the film in deficit. The latest news is that Boyapati Srinu is said to have quoted Rs 50 crores alone for the film's budget. Balakrishna is reportedly charging Rs 10 crores and Boyapati will be pocketing Rs 15 crores for the film. The total budget now touches Rs 75 crores and the promotional costs are extra. With Rs 75 crores on board, it is quite impossible for the makers to recover the investments before release. Boyapati is not ready to compromise on the budget and the makers have decided to go ahead believing Boyapati and Balakrishna. The film's producer Miryala Ravindar Reddy believes that their combo works out bigtime. The film starts rolling this month and will have a late summer release.

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Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Teaser: Allu Arjun Tops The Show December 11, 2019 16:57

Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo Teaser: Allu Arjun Tops The Show:- Stylish Star Allu Arjun is teaming up with top director Trivikram Srinivas for the third time and the film is titled Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo. The movie is said to be a family entertainer and the released singles are already massive hits. The makers today released the teaser of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo and the teaser is impressive to the core. Tipped with action, the teaser is filled with Trivikram's mark presentation and dialogues. Allu Arjun will be seen in dual shades in the teaser which is trending all over. The cinematography work and the background score are the major highlights of Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo teaser. It lives up the expectations and keeps good expectations on the film. Pooja Hegde is the leading lady and Tabu, Boman Irani, Murali Sharma, Sushanth, Sunil, Jayaram, Nivetha Pethuraj and Harshavardhan will be seen in other crucial roles. Geetha Arts along with Haarika and Hassine Creations are the producers. Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo is slated for January 12th 2020 release across the globe.

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Hyderabad Metro First in the Country to Introduce Inflight-Like Facilities December 11, 2019 14:31

Hyderabad Metro First in the Country to Introduce Inflight-Like Facilities:- The Hyderabad Metro tied up hands with SugarBox Networks to provide unlimited entertainment for the commuters traveling across the metro. Hyderabad Metro is the first in the country to introduce 'inflight-like facilities' so that the commuters can download, watch and stream movies along with playing games, listen to music when they are on board. The Hyderabad Metro Rail Limited informed the news through a press release. NVS Reddy, Hyderabad Metro Director launched the facility calling it a revolutionary technology. Launched seamless in-train entertainment facilities for Hyderabad metro commuters today along with L&Tmrhl MD KVB Reddy, COO Anil Saini & SugarBox Ceo Rohit Paranjpe today — MD HMRL (@md_hmrl) December 10, 2019 Metro commuters can watch &/or download movies, games, listen to music etc. I advised SugarBox Ceo Rohit to include e-learning content, shopping, food delivery, cab booking, etc to add value to metro journey#HyderabadMetro #SugarBoxNetworks #HMR #HMRL #SeamlessEntertainment pic.twitter.com/ofjgaM95ER — MD HMRL (@md_hmrl) December 11, 2019 The commuters can use seamless apps through local wifi network without relying on the mobile data. The commuters traveling on Hyderabad Metro have to check 'Sugar Box' in Wifi settings and connect to it by registering their mobile number. 'Sugar Box Zones' are now set in ten major metro stations in the city along with all the metro trains. This is sure a terrific move from Hyderabad Metro and the travelers will be thoroughly entertained and will keep themselves busy through this new feature. (Video Source: ETV Telangana)

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Anushka's Nishabdham to Have a Sequel? December 11, 2019 13:05

Anushka's Nishabdham to Have a Sequel?:- Tollywood top actress Anushka hasn't been seen in films after the release of Bhaagamathiee. The actress lost weight and signed an interesting thriller which is titled Nishabdham. Made on a massive budget, Nishabdham is shot in USA and in Telugu, Hindi, English, Tamil and Malayalam languages. Hemanth Madhukar is the director and R Madhavan, Srinivas Avasarala, Anjali, Shalini Pandey, Subbaraju essayed other crucial roles. Nishabdham is slated for January 31st 2020 in all the languages. The post-production work of the project is currently. The makers are currently in plans for a sequel and the fate of the sequel depends completely on how the audience accepts Nishabdham. The plot is ready and if the film turns an instant hit, the team of Nishabdham will work on the sequel. Kona Film Corporation and People Media Factory are the producers. Gopi Sundar composed the music and background score for Nishabdham.

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New Jersey Fire: Six Including a Cop Killed in Gunbattle December 11, 2019 11:09

New Jersey Fire: Six Including a Cop Killed in Gunbattle:- Six people including a senior cop got killed in a furious gunbattle in New Jersey on Tuesday (local time). The streets of Jersey were filled with sounds of heavy fire for hours. The dead included the two gunmen, Jersey City Police Chief Michael Kelly said. Detective Joseph Seals, the 40-year-old cop tried to stop the incident but was killed. The incident took place near a cemetery and soon the shooting continued in Kosher Supermarket where five others were killed. Two other officers were wounded and they have been rushed to a local hospital informed the authorities. The bullets started flying early in the afternoon in the city of about 270,000 people, situated across the Hudson River from New York City. Seals was shot at 12.30 PM and the gunmen traveled to another part of the city in a stolen van. The gunmen were shot in the supermarket and the battle took place for hours. The kosher grocery is a central fixture in a growing community of Orthodox Jews who have been moving to Jersey City in recent years. The cops are yet to reveal the details about the incident and the investigation is currently on. (Video Source: CBS New York)

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Pawan Kalyan's Special Protest for Farmers December 11, 2019 10:54

Pawan Kalyan's Special Protest for Farmers:- Janasena Chief Pawan Kalyan is busy interacting with the people finding their problems and fighting against the government for the rights. He recently criticized the AP Government for not taking a stand on the increasing onion rates which are leaving the common man shattered. Pawan Kalyan is in plans for a massive protest tomorrow in Kakinada. Pawan Kalyan will be on fast for the complete day tomorrow. Pawan Kalyan demanded the AP Government to deposit the promised amounts to the bank accounts of the farmers in three days. AP Government is not much bothered about farmers and their welfare despite of people voting for YSRCP big time. Pawan Kalyan toured across several places in Andhra Pradesh to find the problems of the farmers. Pawan Kalyan is said to have disturbed with the problems of farmers after which he decided to stage a protest against the government tomorrow. Godavari districts alone contribute more than half of the paddy in the state. The farmers are struggling hard to get a minimum price for their crop said Pawan Kalyan. He said that the farmers will be vanished if the government fails to take care of the farmers. Pawan Kalyan is also in plans for a two-month tour across Andhra Pradesh starting from January 2020. (Video Source: NTV Telugu)

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